Category Archives: international law

Protection of Traditional Cultural Resources – Working Draft of NARF

Here: Protection of Traditional Cultural Resources – Working Draft of NARF From NCAI: Dear Leaders: This is an important time for protection of tribal cultural resources.  The World Intellectual Property Organization, an agency of the United Nations, is considering the … Continue reading

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TICA CLE: “International Treaties, Agreements, and Instruments which include Traditional Knowledge, Genetic Resources, or Traditional Cultural Expressions” (Feb. 2, 2017)

Here. The description: This CLE will provide an overview of select international treaties, agreements and other instruments that have provisions regarding Traditional Knowledge (TK), Genetic Resources (GR), or Traditional Cultural Expressions (TCE).  Primarily in the past 25 years, many such … Continue reading

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Bob Miller on the United States Duty to Confer with American Indian Governments

Robert Miller has posted his paper, “Consultation or Consent: The United States Duty to Confer with American Indian Governments,” forthcoming in the North Dakota Law Review. Here is the abstract: This article explores the current international law movement to require … Continue reading

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From Doctrine to Discovery Event, June 25-26 in D.C.

Information here. The workshop ‘From Doctrine to Declaration’, hosted by the University of St Andrews, Scotland and the College of William and Mary seeks to bring both the Christian Doctrine of Discovery and the UNDRIP into the public forum of … Continue reading

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Victoria Sweet on Human Security and Arctic Indigenous Women

Our own Victoria Sweet has published her paper, “Extracting More than Resources: Human Security and Arctic Indigenous Women,” in the Seattle University Law Review. It is available on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The circumpolar Arctic region is at the … Continue reading

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Electoral Tribunal de Mexico

I’m presenting on Native voting and political rights before the Mexican electoral tribunal. My paper is here. The Tribunal building Anthropology museum The other American presenters I can’t read it very well but it seems as though the tribunal is … Continue reading

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Alternative Reports A and B to the UN CERD Regarding Violation of Indigenous Children’s Right to Culture

Speaking of ICWA placement preferences, Here are the reports submitted to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination by the National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition, the International Indian Treaty Council, and the National Indian Child Welfare Association: … Continue reading

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FINAL Report to U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Re: American Indigenous Prisoners’ Religious Rights

Here: 8-1-14 Supplemental Joint Submission By Huy NCAI USET NARF ACLU et al to U N Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Re American Indi

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Shadow Report on the Texas-Mexico Wall to U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Race Discrimination

Here: Shadow Report February 2014 Texas-Mexico border wall request-FINAL SUBMISSION USA1March2013

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International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee Report to U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Here: JOINT REPORT FOR CERD REVIEW OF US CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND LEONARD PELTIER JUNE 30 2014 W ATTACHMENTS

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